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Finished Goods Buyer / Planner

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Company: LifeWork Search
Contract: PERM
Location: Warwick RI, United States

We are currently working with a 100 year-old organization that is committed to making products that are best in class. This is a stable organization that is still growing and expanding into regions worldwide. Winning Wal-Mart’s vendor of the year award on several occasions and dominating their category with on-line retailers like Amazon, this is an organization we’d be excited to be a part of. To help ensure their ongoing success, they are looking to bring on a Buyer / Planner.

Position Description

  • Responsible for global inventory planning, supply planning and managing capacity constraints based on demand;
  • Manage the supply chain from placement of P.O. to goods receipt, ensuring product is available to meet customer demand;
  • Identify excess, obsolete and discontinued inventory issues;
  • Drive inventory planning enhancements to minimize operational constraints;
  • Develop and maintain metrics to monitor vendor performance;
  • Direct communication with Asian suppliers.
  • Protect the financial performance of the organization by identifying potential supply chain issues.

Background Required:

  • Highly energetic individuals with 4+ years of inventory planning experience;
  • Experience dealing with overseas suppliers is a plus;
  • Demonstrated analytical skills;
  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred;
  • Strong working knowledge of advanced planning applications, ERP systems (i.e. SAP) and Excel;
  • Proven track record of success in similar role.


  • Compensation commensurate with experience;
  • Strong benefits package.

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